Levels Of Change: Practical NLP Podcast 58

This week’s podcast covers one of the most useful models in NLP – the ‘Logical Levels’ or ‘Neuro-Logical Levels’ model developed by Robert Dilts. This is a powerful map for coaching individuals, and is also a useful way to analyse change in a team or organisation. It’s even applicable in the field of branding. The […]

Parts Integration: Practical NLP Podcast 57

Parts Integration (also known as the ‘Visual Squash’) is one of the most powerful changework techniques in NLP. In this podcast we guide you through it and show you how it works. As usual with changework techniques, don’t try this yourself on serious problems! Always consult a competent professional. However, if you want to try […]

Recognising And Dealing With Incongruence: Practical NLP Podcast 56

‘Incongruence’ is when someone is in two minds about something, or when their behaviour doesn’t match their words. It can be simultaneous (wanting two different things, being stuck in a dilemma) or sequential (acting one way some of the time, and maybe the opposite way at other times). Other people can usually spot when you’re […]

The Six Step Reframe: Practical NLP Podcast 55

A useful way to look at ‘problem’ behaviours is to remember there is a positive intention behind them. Separating the intention from the results (which may be unwanted) opens up the possibility of change without ‘resistance’. John Grinder’s ‘Six Step Reframe’ process is an elegant format that uses this principle. You can use this format […]

Reframing and Preframing: Practical NLP Podcast 54

All meaning is context-dependent – so when we place events, things or qualities in a different frame, our emotional responses and probably behavioural responses can also change to something more helpful. This podcast explains the two types of ‘standard’ reframing in NLP (context and meaning reframes) and adds a third, the ‘figure-ground’ reframe. It also […]

Frames: Practical NLP Podcast 53

A new topic for the next series of podcasts: frames! The meaning we attach to what we perceive, and even what we notice versus what we don’t notice, is strongly influenced by which ‘frames’ we are using. This podcast introduces the topic, and explains some commonly used frames in NLP and when they may be […]

Improve Your Spelling With The NLP Spelling Strategy: Practical NLP Podcast 50

Is your spelling holding you back? Lots of people who thought they were just ‘naturally bad spellers’ have improved their spelling with the NLP Spelling Strategy. It turns out they weren’t naturally bad at all, they were just using a strategy that didn’t work very well. Find out the strategy that works in this week’s […]

How To Elicit A Strategy: Practical NLP Podcast 46

This week we look at how to use the TOTE model to elicit someone’s strategy – either for doing something that they are good at, or for having a problem. So strategies are useful both for modelling excellence and skills transfer, and for problem-solving in coaching and therapy. The TOTE model is included below to […]

Strategies And The TOTE Model: Practical NLP Podcast 45

This week we start to get to grips with ‘Strategies’ – our internal ‘programs’ for doing what we do, both problems and the things we’re good at – and the TOTE Model, the standard model used in NLP to make sense of them. Featuring: 00:48 – A neat exercise for ‘warming up’ a skeptical audience […]

Metaphors: Practical NLP Podcast 44

This week’s podcast is a quick guide to how metaphors are used in NLP and how to create them. Featuring: How metaphor is fundamental to how we think and express ourselves Why an angry person is like a volcano and a relationship is like a journey How talking about hummingbirds could resolve a conflict with […]